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Sale 89: The John Barwis Collection of Philadelphia Postal History

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Philadelphia Foreign Mail: 1819-1839 Post-War Period Sailing Ships to Steamships

Lot 3068    

(Carrington Line of Providence, R.I.) 1820 (Apr. 14) Baltimore Md. to Liverpool, England, folded letter datelined "Sea View April 14th 1820", sent privately to Philadelphia, endorsed for "Bainbridge" but sent on Ship Superior from Philadelphia Apr. 29th to Liverpool arriving Jun. 10th, "Liverpool, Ship Letter" two-line framed handstamp and manuscript "8" pence due ship rating, returned via Philadelphia by Ship Stranger from Liverpool Jun. 24th to Philadelphia arriving Aug. 23rd, entered mails with red "Phil, 23, Aug" cds and matching "SHIP" handstamp with manuscript "14½" due rating to Baltimore; some edge wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $160

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